COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, October 11

45 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    HOT RAM Atlanta-based trio creating melodic metal.

    HIVELORDS Heavy metal group out of Philadephia.

    NECROSCYTHE Metal group from Philadelphia.

    MARSES Local "party-doom" four-piece band.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    DAVINA AND THE VAGABONDS Jazz-influenced blues band out of Minnesota.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE ALBIONS Athens-based alternative rock band.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BRIAN SMITH Classical and avant-garde guitarist who incorporates various looping effects.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

    BRAD COCHRAN Member of Atlanta band Rolling Nowhere plays a solo set.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Sofar Sounds

    8 p.m. $15. www.sofarsounds.com

    SECRET CONCERT Apply for tickets online, and find out the location the day before. The artists are unknown until you arrive at the show.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    BARRETT C. SMITH Athens-based roots-music singer-songwriter.

    SLEEPING BAG Bloomington, IN-based indie-rock trio.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Anime Club

    Watch some anime and manga, listen to J-Pop music, eat Japanese snacks and share fan art. Ages 11–18. Crafts will be made during the second hour.

  • Oconee County Library

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Chess Club

    Ages 7 & up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Library Adventures

    A storytelling program with hands-on activities. Ages 3.5–8.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Preschool Storytime

    Stories, songs, puppets and more. Ages 18 months to 5 years.

  • Bogart Library

    10:15 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Preschool Pals

    Preschool aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5. 

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. 

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    UGA EcoReach: Water Mysteries

    Join UGA's EcoReach club to decipher scenario-based water mysteries. Teens will learn about water pollution with an interactive activity that will allow them to see first-hand side-effects of water contamination.

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Percussion Ensemble

    The ensemble will perform a program featuring the work of Steven Snowden.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $12. music.uga.edu

    Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series Recital

    Maggie Snyder is the associate professor of viola at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    UGA Student Composers Showcase

    Student composers perform classical and experimental works.

Games

Classes

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Illustrator for Beginners

    Learn how to create graphics with vectors using Adobe Illustrator. This is ideal for logos or artwork you want to print in multiple sizes. Registration required.

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Zumba

    Dance away near Sears on the upper level. Every Thursday, 6–7 p.m. zumbathens@gmail.com

Events

  • Miller Learning Center

    3–6 p.m. FREE! prelaw.uga.edu

    UGA Law School Fair

    (4th Floor Rotunda) Prospective law students can meet with recruiters from more than law schools across the country.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. rabbitboxstories@gmail.com

    Rabbit Box

    Storytellers share true-life tales. This month, Rabbit Box partners with Nuci's Space to present stories about mental illness. 

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music. This is the last Wednesday market of the season.

  • Multiple Locations

    5–9 p.m. $50. events@avidbookshop.com

    Bar Crawl for The Southern Foodways Alliance Guide to Cocktails

    Avid Bookshop, Five & Ten (5 p.m.), Seabear Oyster Bar (6:30 p.m.) and The Old Pal (8 p.m.) host a bar crawl and author signing with Jerry Slater for The Southern Foodways Alliance Guide to Cocktails (UGA Press). Admission includes the book and drinks.

  • 9–11 a.m. FREE! www.myamerigroup.com/ga

    Diaper Day

    (Clarke County Health Dept. 410 McKinley Dr.) An Amerigroup representative will answer questions about their healthcare programs. Free diapers, games, prizes and snacks. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. Backline provided!

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Hosted by Katie Collins.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC A weekly battle-style open mic that uses silent-disco headphones to encourage audience participation. Performers can bring their own beats, or the house will provide backing.

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Meet the Author

    Meet Patricia Bell-Scott in celebration of her book The Firebrand and the First Lady.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Lunchtime Gallery Talk

    Kaleena Stasiak will discuss her process and inspiration for her exhibition "SEWW."

Film